ANTHONY LEWANDOWSKI NET WORTH, SALARY, PROJECTS/BUSINESSES, PAST AND PERSONAL LIFE, AND HOW HE HAS BEEN DECLARED BANKCRUPT.

EARLY LIFE OF ANTHONY LEWANDOWSKI

Athony Lewandowski was born in Brussels, on 15 March 1980. He was born to an American based businessman and a French diplomatic mother. But when he was a teen, he moved to California with his parents.

He went to the University of California (Berkeley) from where he got his bachelor’s and master’s degree in industrial engineering and operations research.

Career beginning

Anthony Lewandowski started his career in an IT firm. As a freshy he founded a tech company named LA RAISSO, which made 50,000$ only in its first year being productive. When he was a sophomore, he built a robot (billisortbot) it was Lego designed robot which was used to sort out monopoly money.

With his first creation of the robot, Anthony Lewandowski won first place in sun Microsoft robot competition. After this Anthony went to launch a construction control system and built a portable blueprint reader worktop.

And in addition, Anthony and some fellow engineers went on to build a motorcycle, which enters DARPA in 2004 and 2005.

WHAT IS ANTHONEY LEWANDOWSKI’S NET WORTH?

Anthony Lewandowski’s net worth is not exact, but from a few sources we have got to know that at some point he was worth between 50 million$ to 100 million$.

But what is the net worth now? You’ll be amazed, Anthony Lewandowski is now worth -20 million$. Yes! This is true. But how did this happen? Anthony lost 179 million$ against google, and he was forced to file bankruptcy.

In early 2022, Anthony reached a settlement with google and uber between 25 million$ to 30 million$.

In 2009, Anthony co-founded google self-driving car program (waymo) and a few times later he founded trucking company named otto and pronto.

But in between 2019 he was allegedly charged of 33 federal cases of theft of self-driving car secrets from google/waymo. He had to serve almost 6 months of time in prison and was pardoned in 2021.

Google compensation

In 2009, Anthony started his work with google. And he almost earned 120 million$ from google in just compensation.

OTTO AND PRONTO

Almost after he left google, he co-founded his own companies named OTTO and PRONTO. These were a trucking and self-driving car company. Later 11 employees from google joined him in the journey.

Which helped in big trucks and self- driving vehicle program. Just in the first 5 months of operations, OTTO was acquired by Uber Technologies.

But later in 2017 he was fired, uber got to know that Anthony had stolen google/waymo self-driving car program just before resigning. And later the uber trucking program was shutdown.

BANKCRUPTCY

After federal charges on Anthony Lewandowski was left with just one option to pay google 179 million$ for his theft of google/waymo self-driving car program. As a result, he filed for bankruptcy protection as well as his business partner and co-founder of OTTO, Lior Ron.

In early 2022, Anthony Lewandowski and google plus uber came to a settlement of 25 to 30 million$. But this settlement was full of controversies with the U.S department of justice and California’s internal revenue service, which hung up on the tax implications for Anthony Lewandowski.

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